The Associate Director Neeley Alcon Career Center is responsible for providing career consultation, programming, and resources for Neeley undergraduate business students to support students’ career and professional development. This position collaborates with Neeley faculty and staff, career services professionals, and employer partners to ensure Neeley’s undergraduate students are career ready.
Duties & Essential Job Functions:
1. Provides individual career consultation for Neeley undergrads (approximately 3,000 pre-business and business students). Analyzes national trends and services and adapts accordingly to increase student professional development
2. Develops career programming strategy to create new opportunities for industry professionals and alumni to integrate into career programming and curriculum
3. Leads career development workshops and classroom presentations
4. Develops surveys and assessment tools for pre/post career programming to determine effectiveness
5. Recruits, hires and trains Neeley Alcon Center student workers
6. Manages outreach and engagements efforts with Neeley faculty
7. Assists with maintaining employer relationships
8. Serves as potential liaison to business student organizations, Neeley Academic Advising and/ Neeley’s Professional Development Center
9. Works closely with the TCU Career Center, Neeley Graduate Career Center, and other campus departments to collaborate and create effective programming and resources for Neeley students
10. Assumes shared responsibility for assessing and updating website content. Supports marketing and resource creation efforts for Alcon Career Center
11. Manages career programs to enhance professional development and career readiness
12. Supports office’s efforts in collecting post-graduation job and internship outcome information. Makes strategic recommendations based on identified trends.
13. Teaches Business Internship class for undergraduate students as needed
14. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Required Education & Experience:
• Master’s Degree
• 4 years in corporate recruiting, career services field or equivalent.
Preferred Education & Experience:
• 5 years in corporate recruiting, career services field or equivalent.
Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:
Preferred Licensure, Certification, and/or Specialized Training:
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
• Knowledge of corporate recruiting, resume writing and interviewing techniques.
• Knowledge of online recruiting systems, web based applications, database and CRM systems.
• Skill in the use of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
• Skill in the attention to detail, organizational and project management techniques.
• Skill in oral and written communication and organizational techniques.
• Ability to facilitate problem resolution, foster confidence and trust, work independently as a team member and manage confidential information and sensitive situations.
• Ability to maintain accurate files and records.
• Ability to prepare reports in a timely and efficient manner.
• Ability to thrive in a high pressure, fast-paced team environment with frequent interruptions where multi-tasking is the norm and to establish policies and procedures is essential.
• Strong ability to priorities competing time-sensitive tasks.
• Ability to establish rapport with students, alumni, parents, faculty, employers, and staff.
• Ability to travel up to 10% of the job (local, national, and international).
TCU Core Competencies:
University Core Competencies definitions may be found on the Human Resources website and in the staff performance management system.
Physical Requirements (With or Without Accommodations):
• Visual acuity to read information from computer screens, forms and other printed materials and information.
• Able to speak (enunciate) clearly in conversation and general communication.
• Hearing ability for verbal communication/conversation/responses via telephone, telephone systems, and face-to-face interactions.
• Manual dexterity for typing, writing, standing and reaching, flexibility, body movement for bending, crouching, walking, kneeling and prolonged sitting.
• Lifting and moving objects and equipment up to 10 lbs.
• Work is indoors and sedentary and is subject to schedule changes and/or variable work hours and 10% travel.
• This role is an on campus, in-person position.
• There are no harmful environmental conditions present for this job.
• The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate.
As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.